For $9,999, I’m A Cruiser Baby, So Why Don’t You Bill Me?

While unabashedly retro in factory form, for some Chrysler’s PT Cruiser just wasn’t old school enough. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe custom PT incorporates even more Plymouth parts of yore, but is its price far too modern? » 5/29/13 8:00am 5/29/13 8:00am

PT Cruiser, A Eulogy: It's About Damn Time

Today is the final day of production for the Chrysler PT Cruiser. Once the shining star and gotta-have Chrysler of the moment, the much-neglected PT has finally been put to rest. It serves as a perfect demonstration of Chrysler's failings. » 7/09/10 5:30pm 7/09/10 5:30pm

Chrysler To Detroit Auto Show: "Yeah, We Got Nothin'"

Chrysler has taken the art of blowing smoke up consumer asses to a new level at this year's Detroit Auto Show, unveiling enough paint-and sticker-special editions to fill an entire gallery. Nitro Detonator? Really? Let's take a depressing look. » 1/08/10 1:30pm 1/08/10 1:30pm

How Much Does The PT Cruiser Dream Cruiser Billet Grille Weigh?

Last year the Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream Cruiser Series 5 was unveiled on Detroit's Woodward Avenue. Now, on the day we find out it's not-yet-dead, we finally answer the only question we had: How much does that billet grille weigh? » 7/31/09 12:30pm 7/31/09 12:30pm

Chrysler Flip-Flops, Announces PT Cruiser Will Remain In Production

Despite initially announcing otherwise, Chrysler says today that the Bryan Nesbitt-designed PT Cruiser, the most dangerous new small car in the U.S., will unfortunately remain in production. Well, you win some and you lose some. » 7/31/09 9:45am 7/31/09 9:45am

Chrysler Axes PT Cruiser

In the most expected product news ever, Chrysler's axed the PT Cruiser. We're just happy we won't have to sit through the reveal of yet another not-so-special "special edition" at the Woodward Dream Cruise. [Bloomberg] » 1/15/09 8:30am 1/15/09 8:30am

IIHS: PT Cruiser Most Dangerous New Small Car In America

The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety has retested the most popular small cars in America and the good news is they're getting safer. The bad news comes if you own a PT Cruiser. » 12/17/08 3:30pm 12/17/08 3:30pm

Possible PT Cruiser Of The Future Rendered... For Some Reason

Though we're fairly sure that the PT Cruiser » 10/10/08 1:20pm 10/10/08 1:20pm is out after the 2009 model year, with no further signs of life, the drafters over at went ahead and penned some futuristic versions of a next-generation PT Cruiser that no one's expecting, ever. Maybe Ze Germans are just having some fun, as is their way, or maybe no one…

2009 Chrysler PT Dream Cruiser Series 5 Debuts, Blinds Us With Gleaming…

Chrysler revealed its latest special edition vehicle ahead of this Saturday's Woodward Dream Cruise this morning at Duggan's Irish Pub on Woodward Avenue — the 2009 Chrysler PT Dream Cruiser Series 5. As the name suggests, it's the 5th version of the PT Cruiser to be revealed at the Woodward Dream Cruise. And, like… » 8/12/08 10:00am 8/12/08 10:00am

Random Blogger Explains Why PT Cruisers Should Be Purged From World

While we're not quite so disinclined towards the little faux-retro econoboxes ourselves, a writer over at BrooWaha makes a fairly convincing case for the theory that the "PT Cruiser has murdered taste and massacred better judgement, all the while asphyxiating our culture's collective memory." Strong words for a car… » 12/18/07 6:00pm 12/18/07 6:00pm